The Minister of Higher Education issued a ministerial decree number(193) dated (29-7-2012) certifying the equivalence of the Bachelor degree granted from the faculty of Allied Medical Sciences with the Bachelor degree granted by Egyptian universities governed by the Universities Organizational Law number 49 for the year 1972 .
The Egyptian Ministry of Health issued a decree entitling the graduates of the faculty of Allied Medical Sciences at Pharos University to an equal status with their counterparts in the faculty of Applied Medical Sciences in equivalent universities in terms of granting professional licensure or job description.
This decree was issued in response to the demands of the administration of Pharos University after convening a meeting with the graduates and students of the faculty of Allied Medical Sciences and promising to contact the Ministry of Higher Education to explain the situation. Accordingly, the Ministry of Health issued the aforementioned decree, after having been notified of the status of PUA students in real terms.
Under the newly-issued decree, some of PUA graduates have already been issued licenses to practice the profession to be received from the Medical Professions Licensing Department.
The administration of Pharos University congratulates both the students and graduates of the faculty of Allied Medical Sciences on the issuance of the decree.
The Supreme Council of Egyptian Universities endorsed the proposed request of adding one-year internship at public or university hospitals to the study program of the students of the Applied Medical Sciences.
The Supreme Council of Egyptian Universities endorsed the proposed amendment made to the name of the faculty of Allied Medical Sciences to be Applied Medical Sciences.